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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby DC-Choppah » Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:16 am

I have one of these and love it: http://www.epiphone.com/Products/Archto ... gster.aspx

This is a highly underrated guitar.

Wonderful. Great tone. Very versatile. Resonates and feels great to play. Pickups are outstanding.
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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby IvanSC » Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:01 am

Lucky me. I have an ES295-alike on its way to me, which is one of the two possibles I was hoping for. Stupid cheap p
rice but with a guaranteed return policy if I cant get on with it. More when NGD arrives...
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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby zenguitar » Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:54 am

An ES295 is a lovely tool. Hopefully the 'alike' will deliver the goods :)

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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby IvanSC » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:00 pm

emailed today telling me it is on its way. Frustrating as I have 2 gigs this week and it wont arrive until too late.
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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby IvanSC » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:00 pm

emailed today telling me it is on its way. Frustrating as I have 2 gigs this week and it wont arrive until too late.
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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby Wonks » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:17 pm

It won't arrive too late twice?
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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby Wonks » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:18 pm

Presumably you didn't pay extra for next day delivery, or is this some private eBay purchase?
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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby IvanSC » Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:51 pm

Looks like I got conned - disappearing chinese firm fronted in the UK. Fortunately I paid with a credit card so come Monday I should be back in business STILL looking.

I still haven`t found an ES295 alike that I can afford but still rather fancy the Peerless version.

None of you chaps looking to move a deep-ish hollow body guitar on?
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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby Wonks » Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:04 pm

Possibly a bit too Jazzy, and would probably need different pickups fitting but but Andertons are currently doing these at an end of run price. So overall probably too costly. But have a look anyway. It comes with a hard case.

https://www.andertons.co.uk/hofner-blue ... n-sunburst
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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby Wonks » Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:16 pm

Or this on reverb. Got humbucker sized P90s fitted by the look of it, not the stated humbuckers. https://reverb.com/item/18776021-peerless-tonemaster-orange-high-gloss
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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby IvanSC » Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:30 pm

Funnily enough I already made the Peerless owner an offer... Refused. Maybe I should "get Da Boyz tageddah" an make him an offer he CANT refuse.....

Hofner looks rather cutely jazzy but I would be ashamed of myself if I ripped the electrics out & stuck a pair of Lollar P90s on it... P.S> Wonks - I am lighter by one guitar but somewhat heavier in pocket. Sorry.
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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby Wonks » Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:34 pm

At least you can afford to spend a bit on the big Gretsch style. Was your Peerless offer significantly less than the asking price?

Meanwhile I'll just go off and sob quietly in the corner....
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Re: Budget hollow body guitar I can hang p90s on?

Postby IvanSC » Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:12 pm

Just missed a rather nice G5129.... I have to get back into the "buying stuff" mindset. Its been a while.

Now have people telling me Cort make some nice hollow bodies but I cant find any new or used.

Anyone tried a Peavey Rockingham?
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